September 2019

New software to speed up e-commerce customs clearance at Leipzig/Halle

New customs software at Leipzig/Halle Airport will ensure e-commerce shipments are processed more quickly and efficiently. The ZODIAK software, developed…

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VRR launches collapsible main deck container

The world’s first fully-certified collapsible main deck container for the B737F and B757F will be launched by VRR during the…

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Reform of slot allocation rules vital for Virgin’s Heathrow expansion plans

Virgin Atlantic has called on the government to reform the way slots are allocated at London Heathrow airport as it…

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New technology is focus of FIATA congress in Cape Town

The influence of new technology will come under the spotlight at the FIATA World Congress 2019 being held in Cape…

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innoAviation signs up for Bluetooth ULD tracking with Descartes

innoAviation Limited has entered into a strategic technology partnership with CORE Solutions at Descartes to enable its customers to better…

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Hangar A launches platform for US domestic airfreight

Chicago, Illinois-based air cargo technology developer Hangar A has launched its digital air logistics platform for shippers moving goods within…

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DHL: global trade at a crossroads

The September edition of the DHL Global Trade Barometer (GTB) says world trade is at a “crossroads”, with the downward…

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Delta and LATAM create American alliance

Atlanta, US-based Delta Air Lines is set to purchase a 20% stake in Latin American airline group LATAM as the…

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Cargo check-in goes self-service at Swissport

Swissport has introduced self-service check-in kiosks for airfreight at its cargo warehouses at Brussels Airport and Amsterdam Airport, in order…

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Software developer WiseTech Global joins Cargo iQ

Global logistics solutions group WiseTech Global has joined Cargo iQ to provide independent freight forwarders with access to industry best…

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TIACA’s sustainability program adds four strategic partners

Four new strategic partners, including Brussels Airport, Flexport, Oman Aviation Services, and Turkish Airlines, have signed up to back The…

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Singapore’s Changi sees cargo volumes fall 8% in August

Singapore Changi Airport saw airfreight throughput fall 8% year on year in August to 169,000 tonnes, the eighth successive month…

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UPU rates vote still leaves issue of under-reporting of duties by Chinese retailers

President Trump’s success in winning higher rates for e-commerce packages entering the US postal delivery system still leaves open courier…

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Virgin Atlantic opens Tel Aviv link

Virgin Atlantic’s first flight to Tel Aviv touched down at Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport with a full cargo payload…

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Pilot Freight Services promotes Brian Flower

Pilot Freight Services (Pilot) has promoted Brian Flower to vice president of operations. In his new role, Flower will be…

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WestJet Cargo to temporarily embargo lithium battery shipments

Canada-based airline WestJet has placed a temporary embargo on all shipments containing lithium-ion and lithium-metal batteries until further notice. The…

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Air France KLM gains FlowerWatch for Colombian exports

Air France KLM Martinair Cargo has gained the FlowerWatch quality assurance accreditation for its flower shipments out of Colombia after…

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CHAMP joins the Animal Transportation Association

CHAMP Cargosystems has joined the Animal Transportation Association (ATA) to develop a close collaboration with experts in the specialist sector…

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Trump wins vote to set higher inbound US package rates

President Trump has won his battle for the US Postal Service (USPS) to be paid higher rates for inbound international…

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Cool Chain event highlights potential benefits of pharma-drone industry collaboration

By Rachelle Harry

The Cool Chain Association (CCA) brings together leaders and professionals from across the cool chain industry to network, share insights and…

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